Foo Fighters will proceed to make music whereas holding Taylor Hawkins of their hearts.
On Dec. 31, 9 months after their drummer’s stunning demise at age 50, the rock group, led by frontman Dave Grohl, launched a particular New Yr’s Eve assertion on Instagram. Whereas reflecting on the “most tough and tragic yr that our band has ever identified,” the group is waiting for proceed their work sooner or later whereas honoring their late bandmate’s legacy.
“With out Taylor, we’d by no means have turn into the band that we have been,” they mentioned, “and with out Taylor, we all know that we will be a distinct band going ahead.”
The message continued, “We additionally know that you simply, the followers, meant as a lot to Taylor as he meant to you. And we all know that once we see you once more—and we’ll quickly—he’ll be there in spirit with all of us each night time.”
Grohl, a fellow drummer, shaped Foo Fighters in Seattle in 1994 after his former band Nirvana disbanded following the demise of legendary singer Kurt Cobain. Hawkins, who performed drums on tour with Alanis Morissette, joined Foo Fighters in 1997.